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CW
Jan 14, 2013 10:00pm PST
to turn things around. linda yee tells us a controversial crime fighting tactic he calls a must have might be a tough sell. >> reporter: it was a bloody weekend for oakland and a stronger argument for the city's soon to be hired police consultant to impose one of his controversial policies, stopping and searching suspicious people, otherwise known as stop and frisk. in a satellite interview from new york he told cbs 5 he won't back off from what he believes works. >> any city to say they don't do stop and frisk i'm sorry they don't know what the hell they are talking about. >> reporter: the practice has come under fire civil rights activists are suing police for stopping and searching people in privately owned buildings. >> if it is constitutional i am not against that. >> reporter: oakland attorney john burres promises to watch carefully. >> just because they are walking down the street, african american male, live in a certain neighbourhood. >> every police department in america does it the challenge is do it constitutionally within the law challenge is to do it compassionately. >> repor
CW
Jan 8, 2013 10:00pm PST
to to sell a book. linda yee watched a risk taking author go for it. but she says it's really all part of a story. >> reporter: this isn't even jamal's craziest adventure. jumping into the bay with water temperatures in the 50 plus degree range and dodging freighters during the swim. >> it was neat to be out there. >> reporter: all of this child play. surfing mavericks was worse. strapped with a camera around his neck, he is doing the chilly evening swim to sell a book. the fear project. >> it's not about risking your life. it's just about expanding your comfort zone. >> i think this has got to be the craziest defying stunt there is. >> certainly my fear project of 2013. >> reporter: but he made it with the help of ultra swimmer they swam from treasure island to san francisco in just over an hour. you conquered your fears now? >> it felt great. all the stuff on land that i still have to worry about. >> reporter: like the hundred or so people who jammed in to hear him read and sign his work. he side he suffers more anxiety from social situations like this. seems fear has a lot of compan
CW
Jan 20, 2013 10:00pm PST
as they will continue to move around the bay area. linda yee checked out a couple of them. >> i did -- i did not see some of them, but some tension down in the air. >> reporter: the color of the hour red and white and the same quest as we hope they will win their sixth super bowl. but the fans, they are excited and just moments after that game was over today, they hit the streets. >> reporter: they were on the sidewalk, in the bars, and parading down the stereoed. niners fever is incurable tonight. >> we're going to the super bowl. >> reporter: this guy had his own version of kaepernick and it did not take long for the new orleans themed t-shirts to hit the streets. they were moving fast. >> we've got that in going to the super bowl. >> reporter: throughout the celebrating city, cops were keeping a close eye on public drinking, confiscating gaily kor consumed on the sidewalk. nothing can dampen the bay area team headed for the super bowl. police presence was very heavy all over the city tonight. but they say that they only had a handful of arrests for public transenness and a good night. >> that's g
CBS
Jan 1, 2013 11:00pm PST
broadsided a car pushing it into a pedestrian. cbs 5 recorder linda yee picks up the story from there. >> reporter: wrecked carers littered the street. the white car hit broadside. it slammed up against a store. the female passenger was killed. the male driver critically injured and a pedestrian crushed to death. the early morning crash shocked people awake. >> i heard it the boom and the cars. >> reporter: police say it started with reports of gunshots fired about a half mile away. officers pulled over a possible suspect driving the black car at 21st and mission street. >> as officers approached the vehicle the vehicle took off at a high rate of speed and ran through the next two intersections, colliding with the white vehicle that is now come to rest at the portal of the store. >> reporter: the store surveillance video shows the wait white car as it hits the store. the owner says his worker was just outside. >> as soon as he goes inside like there's the collision. the car comes smashing into the door. really smock. shaken up. scared. >> reporter: police arrested the suspect driver a
CW
Jan 13, 2013 10:00pm PST
with different scenarios and hope to have an announcement by tomorrow. linda yee cbs 5. >>> the possibility of stricter gun laws is said to be the reason big crowds are showing up at gun shows across the country. those who spoke with ann makovec said they will do everything to protect their 2nd amendment right. >> reporter: a weekend of unprecedented atten dense at the cross roads of the west gun show. >> looks like the current political climate created artificial demand. >> reporter: thousands of people waited in long lines to buy gunaccessories. >> let's, get ourselves over here and see what is there before they change any of those laws. >> reporter: lawmakerrings are considering -- lawmakers are considering stricter gun and ammo laws after last year's mass shooting. >> it is a knee jerk reaction by politicians. >> reporter: california already has the most restrictive gun laws in the nation. no one is able to walk away with a new gun from the show today. there is a 10 day waiting period you have to pass a rigorous background check. some lawmaker want to expand our laws nationwide. >> all
CBS
Jan 17, 2013 11:00pm PST
stop and wonder why they'd never even heard of this girl. linda yee went to the farm looking for answers. linda? >> reporter: liz, as one of the stories goes, the couple met right here at stanford stadium back in 2011 when notre dame came to town to play a game. but right. this is a university where some of the most brilliant minds in the country are. but no one, no one questioned, who was this stanford girl involved with a tragic love story with a football star? he concedes he got beat. the whole sports staff at the stanford daily did. they had no idea manti te'o's girlfriend supposedly was a stanford student. >> the student newspaper has its finger on the pulse of the student community. i would have seen all sorts of stuff on facebook. i have all these mutual friends. a lot of my friends are football players. >> reporter: bennett smith says no one on campus heard that girlfriend lennay kekua supposedly went to school here. >> you see all this emotion. you see all of the talk of this, and in most of those pieces, 99% of them, there's no
CBS
Jan 21, 2013 11:00pm PST
his surf board. cbs5 reporter linda yee shows us his leap of faith. >> reporter: daniel rosen said he finally calmed down after scrambling up seal rock. >> big rip tide, really big waves. yeah, i was way out of my element. >> reporter: he was surfing with a buddy, but rosen admits he's an amateur and he couldn't handle the rip current. >> started getting sucked out to the bay, climbed onto the rock because i didn't want to go all the way out and get eaten by a shark. >> it's frightening, though, for sure that, moment when you realize there's something stronger than you pulling you out is no good. >> reporter: his friend made it to shore and called for help but the heavy surf was a problem. even rescue crews couldn't get close enough because the rip tide was so strong, so the surfer had to jump back in the water and paddle towards them. rosen was hesitant, but he did it. >> once he was padding out into the bay with the fire department, they're like you got to keep going. this is now or never. so that was definitely the hardest thing. the wave
CBS
Jan 8, 2013 11:00pm PST
for various things. >> 1 local author told us how he was promoting his book. we sent linda yee to see if he really meant it. >> reporter: jumping into the bay with water temperatures in the 50 plus degree range and dodging freighters during the swim. >> we wave. it's neat to be out there. >> reporter: all of this child's play he says. surfing mavericks was worse. strapped with a camera around his neck, yogis is doing the chilly evening swim to sell a book, the fear project. >> it's not about risking your life. it's just about expanding your comfort zone. >> reporter: >> reporter: i think it's got to be the crazy jest fear defying stunt there is, but he made it with the help of ultra swimmer jamie patrick. they swam from treasure island to san francisco in just over an hour. you conquered all your fears now? >> out there it felt great. it's all the stuff on land that i still have to worry about. >> reporter: like the 100 or so people who jammed into book passages to hear him read and sign his work. he says he suffers more anxiety from social situat
CW
Jan 6, 2013 10:00pm PST
linda yee, thank you. >>> a woman dies after an unusual accident in san jose. her car left the roadway and submerged under eight feet of water. the car crossed the expressway and went into the water just after 2:30 this afternoon. because the waters are so murky, they couldn't reach the driver until the county dive team showed up. >> she was submerged around 42minutes. we were doing cpr getting her out on the shoreline and continued to get her to the hospital. >> what happened then? >> we reported back to the highway patrol where they are saying they have reports that she is deceased. >> reporter: they are located in the southern part of the express way. and that is just to the west of highway 87. >>> san jose has the first homicide of the year called to the 1900 block this morning and found the victim in front of the house. he was a hispanic man in his 30s, shot at least once. the killing comes after a particularly deadly year in san jose. 46 homicides in 2012. that's the highest number in 20 years. >>> the suspect in the colorado movie theater massacre heads back to court tomorrow. i
CW
Jan 7, 2013 10:00pm PST
tower the tower west of the island. linda yee is on treasure island. a lot of us remember a few years ago and the environmental nightmare it was but at least this tanker was empty. >> reporter: yes, it was. that tanker just unloaded its cargo of fuel in martinez and then anchored off south of the bay bridge in the bay to wait for possible new cargo. none of it happened so it decided to leave empty and they left and hit the bay bridge and now the coast guard is saying tonight, preliminary findings show, it was human error. when the tanker hit tower 6 the fog was thick and visibility a quarter mile. engineers found no significant damage and the bridge never closed down >> basically a scrape, for the bay bridge it didn't touch the actual structure itself. >> reporter: coast guard video shows some damage to the star board or right side of the double hulled tanker >> there is not a gash there is i would characterize a crushing of the hull where it aligned with the frienderring system. >> reporter: that acts like a bumper around the towers and anchor of the bridge and took the brunt of toda
CW
Jan 17, 2013 10:00pm PST
stop and say wait, why haven't i ever heard of this poor girl? cbs5 reporter linda yee went to the farm looking for answers. >> reporter: as the story goes, that love match was made right here, stanford stadium october 9th , 2011. that's when notre dame came to play the cardinal. as you say, this is a university with some of the most brilliant minds. how is it no one here questioned who was this stanford girl with this tragic love story with a football star? miles bennett concedes he got beat. his whole sports reporting staff at the stanford daily dead. they had no idea notre dame football star -- did. they had no idea notre dame football star manti te'o supposedly was a stanford student. >> i would have seen all sorts of stuff on facebook. very all these mutual friends. a -- i have all these mutual friends. a lot of my friends are football players, different athletes on campus. >> reporter: and nobody knew about this? >> absolutely nothing. >> reporter: it never hit any social media? >> nothing. >> reporter: bennett smith said no one on campus heard that girl friend lennay kekua su
CBS
Jan 14, 2013 11:00pm PST
another city, baltimore which just hired a new chief anthony bats he just left oakland. linda yee cbs 5. >>> oakland police made four arrests and seized nearly a dozen guns in connection with that string of murders on friday these are photos of weapons similar to the ones used in the killings. police say many of the guns they seized were illegal assault rifles. >>> president obama is promising to do whatever it takes to curb gun violence in america even if it takes an executive order. >> i am confident there are some steps we can take that don't require legislation, and that are within my authority as president and where you get a step that has the opportunity to reduce the possibility of gun violence, then i want to go ahead and take it. >> the president is reviewing a list of recommendations from his gun task force. he is expected to outline his plan of action later on this week. >>> there is a renewed push in sacramento to close a loophole in state gun law. senator yee introduced legislation to ban the bullet button on so called weapons. the dev
CBS
Jan 16, 2013 11:00pm PST
francisco, linda yee. >>> a mom held on to her 2-year- old daughter for dear life to stop a kidnap fresh running off with her. tonight that man is still on the loose. a look at this guy kiet. >> reporter: he looked just like how you would think someone would look, suspicious the mom tells police, that the way he was acting around her young children made her immediately uncomfortable. >> take a good look at one of the boldest and most brazen would be kidnappers san jose has seen in a long time. he had a scruffy beard and smelled like motor oil and has many in the neighbourhood scared. >> putting his own life on the line. i don't know what my response would be but i don't know if i would be kind to that person. >> reporter: sun down last night the man saw a little girl playing in the front yard of his home he knelt down and commented on how the 2-year- old's eyes and hair were beautiful and grabbed herbie the ankle the girl fell over her mom grabbed her and there they were struggling over the toddler like a rag doll. >> in the process her shoepants fell
CBS
Jan 22, 2013 11:00pm PST
the ads become a game themselves. tonight linda yee shows us one ad that's sure to get attention. and what advertisers are doing to make sure you see it one way or another. >> reporter: here's a preview of super bowl 47 ads. selling soda, candy and cars. to pick out just some of the commercials. at $4 million for a 30 second ad, the strategy is using social media to help sell the product even before kickoff. >> buzz before the game and after the game means that spot of yours won't just be seen during the game. >> reporter: marketing professor at golden gate university says seeing the commercial before the game can score big points. >> it's not brand new. but there's more context, a little bit. some of them are offering prizes. >> reporter: example, coca- cola's ad. click on their site to watch it and decide who wins the race and how the commercial should end on super bowl day. so the viewer sees the commercial and coca-cola didn't pay a dime. you have a chance to be talked about in a way you don't if you're advertising somewhere else. merced
CBS
Jan 24, 2013 1:35am PST
, linda yee, cbs 5. >>> here's something we haven't seen in a couple of weeks. a little rain. our meteorologist paul deanno in the weather center. >>> not as widespread as it was a couple of hours ago, but we're getting more intense echoes. the yellow and orange is popping up. heavier showers toward oakland and richmond currently. i'm going to zoom out and show you what's down in the south. we still have several hours to go before we can say good-bye to the rainfall, likely impacting the morning commute tomorrow. i'll talk about which weekend day is looking wet, coming up in a few minutes. >> paul, thank you, a lot of people in the bay area with apple stock are going to wake up tomorrow morning and wonder, what is it worth? tonight it's not looking so great. apple posted a $13.1 billion profit for its fourth quarter, just slightly more than the same quarter last year. and that sent apple stock down 10% in after-hours trading. many analysts are concerned that people's interest in the iphone isn't what it used to be. >>> manti te'o fesses up fi
CBS
Jan 7, 2013 11:00pm PST
when it hit echo tower the tower west of yerba buena island. linda yee is on treasure island. a lot of us remember a few years ago and the environmental nightmare it was but this tanker was empty. >> reporter: yes, it was. it had just unloaded its cargo of fuel in martinez and then moved into the waters south of the bay bridge where it anchored awaiting any new orders of cargo it may have to load. none came so the ship left this morning and the tanker hit the bridge. preliminary findings are human error. when the tanker hit the tower, fog was thick and visibility a quarter mile. >> this is a scrape, for the bay bridge. didn't touch the actual structure itself. >> reporter: no oil leaked but some damage is shown to the star board or right side to have double hulled tanker. >> not a gash whatsoever, i would characterize a crushing of the hull, where it collided with the friend everring system. >> reporter: that fender -- fenderring system,. >> reporter: that fender acts as a buffer. >> the frienders protected the bridge five years ago when
CBS
Jan 9, 2013 11:00pm PST
? that's what sheriff's deputies tell linda yee they found at a home in castro valley. and the five-foot gator was guarding a drug stash. >> reporter: sheriff's deputies found him in a plexiglass tank. >> a five-foot alligator that was used as a deterrent to guard it. >> reporter: cops were just doing a routine search at the home of the gator's owner, who ask on -- who is on probation. >> it started to move and it became a little more aggressive and that caused great concern for them. >> reporter: when they moved mr. teeth into an animal welfare truck, it was snapping. and the neighbors on this quiet street were talking. >> when i saw the alligator... >> what did you think? >> just weird. >> reporter: one woman was so rattled, she wanted her face hidden. >> it's scary. i mean, couldn't even dream that this could be happening over here. >> reporter: people here said the family kept to themselves. they have a young son and some pit bull puppies. and there were lots of visitors. >> it's always trouble here, a lot of strangers here, because they li
CBS
Jan 1, 2013 6:00pm PST
broadsided a car at south van ness, pushing it into a pedestrian. cbs 5 reporter linda yee picks up the story from there. linda. >> reporter: the crash ended in front of the neighborhood grocery store. you see behind me a work map still making repairs not front of the store and meantime, the third victim in this crash is in the hospital clinging to life. wrecked cars littered the street. the white car hit broadside by the suspect's black chevrolet. it slammed up against a store on 21st and south van ness. the female passenger was killed. the male driver, critically injured. and a pedestrian who was just walking into the store crushed to death. this morning's crash shocked people. >> i heard the boom and heard all the cars. >> reporter: police say it started with reports of gunshots fired outside the valencia gardens housing project about a half mile away. officers pulled over a possible suspect driving the black car at 21st and mission streets. >> as officers approached the vehicle, the vehicle took off at a high rate of speed and ran through the next two intersections, colliding with the whi
CBS
Jan 17, 2013 6:00pm PST
this such a great story. cbs 5 reporter linda yee shows us how the computer was returned. >> reporter: after bashing through the window it wasn't the artwork the thief was after. >> raced in, grabbed the computer, dragged -- raced back out. things were a mess. >> reporter: a computer that stored important information gathered over years. art consultant melissa buckner was desperate. she hoped to get back the data remotely by launching a program that allows her access to the computer wherever it was but the computer had to be online. >> so it took days. every couple of hours. >> reporter: midnight two days after it was stolen, buckner found it. here's how it looked from her laptop at home. >> i could tell this is my computer. >> reporter: you knew exactly this is your computer from work? >> mm-hm. >> reporter: because of these programs? >> mm-hm. >> reporter: buckner felt exhilarated and scared. >> it was a window into this world that i was afraid to be in. >> reporter: she turned on the camera. >> i knew that if someone was sitting there that i wou
CBS
Jan 23, 2013 6:00pm PST
nearly as much attention as the game itself. tonight cbs 5 reporter linda yee shows us one ad that sure to get a lot of attention and what advertisers are doing to make sure that you see it one way or another. >> reporter: here's a preview of super bowl xlvii ads. they are selling soda, candy and cars. to pick out just some of the commercials, at $4 million for a 30-second ad, the strategy this year is using social media to help sell the product even before kickoff. >> buzz before the game and buzz after the game means that that spot of yours won't just be seen during the game. >> reporter: the marketing professor at golden gate university says seeing the commercial before the game can score big points. >> it's not brand-new but i think there's more contests a little bit. some of them are offering prizes. if you watch the game if you see the ad you have a chance to win. >> reporter: example, coca- cola's ad. click on their site to watch it and decide who wins the race and how the commercial should end on super bowl day. so the viewer sees t
CBS
Jan 1, 2013 5:00pm PST
the investigation continues. >> all right, linda yee, thank you. >>> a developing story right now in marin county. huge surf is blamed for the death of a man swept out to sea at point reyes. the man and his wife were walking along the great beach. witnesses say a huge wave knocked the woman into the surf. bystanders rescued her without injury. the marin county fire department posted this video on facebook but the trouble was not over. the couple's dog was still in the water. that's when the husband tried to help. kcbs radio producer was at the beach and described what happened next. >> the rescuer went in. he went into his knees, grabbed ahold of the woman. she was on her back. he said, she was completely soaked and couldn't get up. and he and another man held on to the woman. the woman's husband then came and tried to get the dock. he was knocked over by a wave from the behind and carried out to sea immediately as he tried to get the dog. >> the man's body has been recovered. officials say it's important to always remember to never turn your back on a wave. >>> a standoff to start the new year a
CBS
Dec 31, 2012 6:00pm PST
year. and along with an army of police officers to kept an eye on them. but as cbs 5 reporter linda yee tells us, it's not just drunk drivers they will be looking for. linda. >> reporter: well, that's for sure, liz. you've heard the warning, don't drink and drive. well, here's another one: don't walk while being drunk. extra cops will be on patrol throughout the streets of san francisco tonight. they are keeping an eye out for public drunkenness. any violators, that is a quick trip to jail. the barricades are ready. the public conveniences standing by along the embarcadero. and if past years are any indication, thousands are expected to hit the streets tonight to ring in the new year. but here's a sobering thought. don't even think about walking wheel drunk. >> drinking in public is against the law in san francisco. possessing an open container of alcoholic beverage is against the law in san francisco. >> reporter: the celebrations already started at some restaurants and bars. >> new year's, we're expecting that. >> tonight we're just going to my cousin's house and having some drinks. >
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